NETCONG, NJ, July 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — breaking gamesan award-winning game publisher and maker, today announced that it will publish the tabletop game for “Luck,” the animated film produced by Skydance Animation for Apple Original Films, under a deal brokered by IMG. Although pre-orders are available through this link, the game will officially launch later this month. “Luck” premieres worldwide on August 5 on Apple TV+.
“To say that we publish the tabletop game Chance with one of the best animation studios in the world is simply breathtaking – it’s a first for Breaking Games,” said Shari Spiro, CEO and Founder of Breaking Games. “We worked closely with the team at Skydance Animation to bring beloved characters from the film to life by extending the TV screen experience directly into your hands with our game.”
“We are thrilled to work with Breaking Games to develop Chance the game,” said Luis Fernández, Head of Consumer Products, Skydance. “We can’t wait to see it in the hands of fans across the country in July as another way to immerse themselves in the stunning world of Luck.”
The game Chance is based on the movie, using the same characters Sam, Bob, The Dragon, The Captain, Jeff the Unicorn and Gerry the Leprechaun. Sailing through the Land of Luck, this beautifully illustrated game combines strategy, bidding and – of course – Luck to claim spaces using cards that are auctioned off one at a time, with the ultimate goal of claiming four spaces in in a row. Bid against your friends to see if your luck pays off!
The movie “Luck” centers on the story of Sam Greenfield, the unluckiest person in the world. When she discovers the new land of luck, Sam must unite with the magical creatures there to turn the tide. The star-studded cast includes Jane Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg, Eva Noblezada, Simon Pegg, John Ratzenberger and many more.
The Chance is a family game for ages eight and up and will be available from July 7, 2022 on BreakingGames.com and Amazon for $20.
Breaking Games works with Fabacus and their proprietary technology, which is intended to enhance the audience’s experience of licensed consumer products, providing Skydance Animation and Breaking Games the ability to interact with consumers on a one-to-one basis through QR codes found on the Chance game, unlocking a host of rewards and experiences.
Consumers will have the opportunity to redeem “Luck” offers, such as exclusive digital artwork, phone wallpapers and exclusive offers on “Luck” products.
Additionally, attendees at this year’s GenCon in Indianapolis can see the Chance game in action, along with other Breaking Games titles, when visiting the Breaking Games booth (2329).
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Skydance is the diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high-quality event entertainment for global audiences. The company first launched with feature films and has since expanded strategically to include television, interactive, animation, new media and sports, with studios in Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, Spain and Canada. Skydance movies include box office record Top Gun: Maverick The Adam Project which debuted as the number one movie on Netflix, tomorrow’s war on Amazon Prime which became the number one streaming movie upon its release, as well as the critically acclaimed movie The old guard on Netflix. The studio’s upcoming slate of films includes The greatest beer race of all time, Phantom, Stone heartand the seventh and eighth installments of the Impossible mission global franchise. In total, Skydance movies have grossed over $6 billion at the global box office. Skydance Television is a leading provider of premium scripted content on a range of platforms including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Apple TV+. The studio’s current slate includes the Emmy-nominated series Grace and Frankie, which became Netflix’s longest-running series after releasing its final season earlier this year, as well as Foundation, Reach, Jack Ryan, Condor, The Big Door Prize by Tom Clancy and an untitled spy series starring Arnold Schwarzenegger in his first-ever scripted television series. Skydance Interactive creates and publishes original and IP-based virtual reality games and other immersive video games, including the best-selling The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners, which received several nominations, including “Best VR/AR Game” at The Game Awards 2020. Skydance New Media creates story-driven, interactive experiences designed as original series, placing the audience at the center of the action and entertainment. adventure, with the first production being with Marvel Entertainment. Skydance Sports develops premium scripted and unscripted sports content, documentaries and events. Skydance Animation develops and produces high-end feature films and television series with full production capacity at two studios in Los Angeles and Madrid. The first two planned films are Chance and Bewitchedthe first short film is To blushand the first series is Wondla, all premiering on Apple TV+. The company’s investment partners include Tencent Holdings, Redbird Capital, CJ ENM and the Ellison family.
About Breaking Games: Founded by Shari Spiro of Ad Magic, Breaking Games is a publishing company dedicated to bringing the latest indie games to gamers’ tables. Game designers work directly with the Breaking Games team on design, development, art, and promotion to bring their vision to life. In addition to Mensa Select and IndieCade finalist titles, Breaking Games produces some of today’s most innovative family, strategy and party games that are sold nationwide at Target, Walmart, Barnes and Noble, Amazon, and more. Ms. Spiro received the 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year award from Ernst & Young in New Jersey.